When psychologists work with religious clients: applications of the general principles of ethical conduct.

@article{Yarhouse1999WhenPW,
  title={When psychologists work with religious clients: applications of the general principles of ethical conduct.},
  author={Mark A. Yarhouse and B T VanOrman},
  journal={Professional psychology, research and practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={557-62}
}
Psychologists become more effective and relevant when they appreciate that many clients hold religious values and commitments. Greater awareness of religion and religious values in the lives of clients may aid clinicians' efforts to provide more accurate assessments and effective treatment plans. The authors use the American Psychological Association's (1992) "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" as a framework to examine many of the ethical issues relevant when… CONTINUE READING